CYBER-CRIME NEWS


09
Oct 2019
WOMAN LOSES NEARLY $40K IN PHONE SCAM

Sioux Falls police are investigating a telephone scam in which a resident purchased gift cards and sent cash to pay for an “outstanding debt” with Social Security Administration. Sergeant Aaron Benson said 46-year-old woman received a call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration some weeks ago. During the call, the scammer told the victim that she owed a significant amount of debt and needed to pay by purchasing gift cards. The scammer also told her not to alert authorities. Benson said the victim lost $9,500 in gift card......

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ROMANCE SCAM

ROMANCE SCAM

I fell in love with Kevin online and sent him £40k. The awful truth came out when he stood me up on our first date Di Pogson looked forward to an ‘idyllic’ future with...


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